Walking Through the Zoo Song - Signing Time
This song talks about a trip to the zoo and many different animals you might see there. The singer uses sign language to name the different animals and the animals are shown on the screen as well.
True Mud - Rhyming Words
Learn about rhyming words in a spoof of True Blood. What rhymes with mud? You'll find out! This skit is great for young children to watch with their parents. Run time 02:20.
This four minute video is about the adult life on Disney. A few tidbits about his life, but nothing in depth. More of a "puff piece."
Biography: Albert Einstein, Part 1
There are six parts to this series. This five minute video shows his life with photos. It explores his married life and first wife. Video does mention his marrying his cousin. His sons are shown and their problems explained. The video ends with his becoming famous and the first super star of the scientific world at that time.
STORY OF THOMAS ALVA EDISON
This is a slow loading 30 minute video that tells the life of Edison. The sound quality is poor and the music may be off putting to some students. The video is a simplified biography and the students can hear his voice provide insights into his beliefs.
The Code of Hammurabi: Early Civilizations
This video explains the 280 laws in this code. It does a good job of explaining what the Code was and what made it unique and important. The video opens the way for some excellent discussions including what an eye for an eye means and also do all people have the same punishment based on their social rank. This four minute video goes slowly and has good graphics.
Ulysses S. Grant-Documentary of His Last Days
A segment on President Ulysses S. Grant from the 2008 WMHT documentary 'Presidents in Our Backyard' which focuses on the last weeks of Grant's life.
Maggie Lena Walker biography (1)
Maggie Lena Walker was the the CEO of a fraternal beneficial society as
well as the first woman to establish and head a chartered American bank.
In a time when society sought to limit opportunities for
African-Americans through segregation and Jim Crow laws, Mrs. Walker
achieved remarkable success in business and philanthropy.
Video on quadrilateral review. Diagrams show the relationship among quadrilaterals.
Video is a great iMax style documentary about Kentucky that gives the viewer insight into the heart and sole of Kentucky and it's history. Video discusses why Kentucky Blue Grass is called Kentucky Blue Grass. Video is set to music and has great pictures. (2:30)
Weird US Plunges Into Bonne Terre Mine
From the History Channel (produced by KPI) in which they explore the strange subterranean world of a vast flooded lead mine. The Bonne Terre Mine was originally a lead mine, during the late 19th century. Now the mine is open for tours and is also known as a Scuba diving attraction. Video is good quality and has information for students studying these areas of the United States.
Imaging: Digital Images
Video: Imaging: Digital Images Episode 9 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial familiarizes students with Digital Images. Digital Images has changed the photography industry. There are many ways to change the images.
The Qing Dynasty of China, Part 1
This student-created video features information about the Qing Dynasty (which is not to be confused with the Qin Dynasty and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Qing Dynasty (Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: Qīng cháo; Wade-Giles: Ch'ing ch'ao; Manchu: Daicing gurun; Mongolian: Манж Чин Улс), also known as the Manchu Dynasty, followed the Ming Dynasty in Chinese history, and was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912" (Qing Dynasty, Wikipedi
Mark Twain Biography - 1835-1910 Part 1 of 5
Biography of Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens, in short video clips. Includes clips and or reenactments of him talking about his writing jobs. He beccame a riverboat pilot. On his bed, he describes Mississippi steamboat life. Part 1 of 5 (1:25)
The Wisdom of Mark Twain
Mark Twain or Samuel Langhorne Clemens (real name) was an
American author and humorist. Twain is most noted for his novels
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He is extensively quoted. During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.
Detailed video explaining the rainforest biome. Gives an explanation of what is found in the rainforest. Only 6% of the Earth's surface is covered by rainforest. This video shows the climate that a rainforest has, the location of rainforest and the two different kinds of rainforest, tropical rainforest and temperate rainforest, and where they can be found. Run time 03:39.
The Desert Biome
Video shows sand dunes that can be at tall as 300 meters high. The main body of the dunes may not have shifted for 500 years. They show outcrops, rocks that are being beaten by the blowing sand, these sculptures are located in a sea of sand. Video shows a once continuous plateau that has been blasted away by the wind. This video shows how the wind affects the landscape in many ways. Really good quality video with awesome pictures of sculpt
Invisibly Visible (Identifying Masonic Symbols) pt.3of3
Video discusses the symbols of the Freemasons.
Eastern Orthodox Church around the World
Eastern Orthodox Church around the World - ORTHODOXY AROUND THE WORLD. THE ANCIENT ORTHODOX CHURCH PRESERVED UP TO MODERN TIMES. ORTHODOX CHURCHES IN BETHLEHEM, JERUSALEM, GALILEE, MOUNT SINAI, CAPPADOCIA, ESTONIA, CONGO, KENYA, CAIRO, JAPAN, CHINA, KYRGISTAN, KOREA, GREECE, MOUNT ATHOS, ROMANIA, SWEDEN, GERMANY, BULGARIA, FRANCE, ENGLAND, ITALY, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, NORWAY, TRANSYLVANIA, THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, ANTARCTICA, POLAND, SOUTH AMERICA, MOLDOVA, AUSTRALIA, SERBIA, GEORGIA, RUSSIA, AND MO
Illuminati: The Worlds Most Powerful Secret Societies PT.6
It has been known for centuries that a secret society called the Illuminati was formed by a Prussian King in 1742. It appears that a family tree if you will was created down through the centuries, through only the powerful elite.